The 3-Hours Salsa Boot Camp by Certified Instructor Jose Maldonado is an immersion class for the aspiring dancer to improve and learn how to move in the dance floor with your partner.
You will learn:
- The 6 most popular salsa turn concepts where most patterns are derived from. Body movements, the student will have an inspiring idea of how the dance is danced and improved communications with your partner, how to be musical and enjoy this great dance. Individual attention is paid to help you master the steps taught and make your experience of learning FUN. Open to all levels!!! >> www.pasofinodance.com
11:30am - 12:00pm : Registration, Meet and Greet
12:00pm : Basic Footwork, Timing and Musicality
1pm-3pm: Six Pillars of Salsa (Turn Pattern Concepts)
Who is Jose Maldonado?
A native of the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico, Jose Maldonado was born and raised among popular Latin music lifestyle. Surrounded by family musician and salsa singers his interested in music arrived at early age. An UMASS graduated Engineer with 5 US Pattent, Jose has been on stage since 1999, and hasn't stop since. His passion, background and education as a dancer (influenced in genres such Afro Cuban, Cha cha, Latin Jazz, ballet, jazz, contemporary, and others), has lent itself to making Jose Maldonado a world reknown choreographer and performer in Latin dance. He has choreographed/performed for television, music videos, and stage, and has worked for well known Latin stars Oscar De Leon, Grupo Niche, Gilberto Santa Rosa, El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, Luisito Carrion, Guayacan, Ruben Blades, Black Eye Peas and others. Jose also teaches and performs around the world in places such as Bermuda, Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the US. He is the founder of PasoFino Dance Company in 2004, and owner of PasoFino Latin Dance Studio, Atlanta's premier Salsa Studio with the mission of promoting the art of Latin dancing and its lifestyle.